The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History 1300-1850, by Fagan, Brian M.
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- ISBN: 9780465022724 | 0465022723
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/26/2001
The Little Ice Age tells the story of the turbulent, unpredictable, and often very cold years of modern European history, how this altered climate affected historical events, and what it means for today's global warming. Building on research that has only recently confirmed that the world endured a 500year cold snap, renowned archaeologist Brian Fagan shows how the increasing cold influenced familiar events from Norse exploration to the settlement of North America to the Industrial Revolution. This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in history, climate, and how they interact.